Eugene, Ore. -- On this week's edition of the KEZI Sports Extra podcast, Andrew Haubner sits down with University of Oregon athletics hall-of-famer and Portland Trailblazers Play-by-Play commentator Jordan Kent. The former Duck touches on his days as a multisport athlete in Eugene, moving to the broadcast booth and some of the biggest lesson's he's learned from his family, his playing career and his broadcasting life.
1:40 - On his favorite Oregon venue to play in: Mac Court, Autzen Stadium or Hayward Field.
3:32 - His craziest Mac Court memory with Oregon basketball.
5:29 - The Pac-10 teams that brought the biggest crowds.
7:49 - On being a multi sport athlete and the era of sports specialization.
11:36 - Focusing on one sport in the pros after a college career playing multiple.
13:20 - How versatility as an athlete helps in becoming versatile in broadcasting.
15:57 - Balancing energy, authenticity and delivery on television.
19:01 - What lessons from athletics translate to broadcasting.
21:06 - Creating energy on broadcasts while working remotely.
23:11 - How no fans in the stands can change momentum swings in basketball.
24:42 - Enjoying the ride and not over focusing on end goals and destinations.
27:55 - Doing television with his Dad, former Oregon coach Ernie Kent.
29:50 - Lessons learned from his father.
33:44 - How being a former player turned Play-by-Play makes him unique in the broadcast booth.
35:41 - Biggest high school sports experience while playing for Churchill High School.